Book 2002

Secondary Analysis of the TIMSS Data


ISBN: 978-1-4020-0859-7 (Print) 978-0-306-47642-6 (Online)

Table of contents (25 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Introduction

    1. Chapter

      Pages 3-10

      TIMSS in Context: Asessment, Monitoring, and Moving Targets

    2. Chapter

      Pages 11-18

      TIMSS: A Brief Overview of The Study

  3. Focus on Mathematics

    1. Chapter

      Pages 21-45

      Analyzing Student Responses in Mathematics Using Two-digit Rubrics

    2. Chapter

      Pages 47-62

      From SIMS to TIMSS: Trends in Students’ Achievement in Mathematics

    3. Chapter

      Pages 63-79

      The Impact of Timss on the Mathematics Standards Movement in The United States

    4. Chapter

      Pages 81-93

      TIMSS Mathematics Results: A Japanese Perspective

    5. Chapter

      Pages 95-111

      Timss, Common Sense, and the Curriculum

    6. Chapter

      Pages 113-123

      Advanced Mathematics: Curricula and Student Performance

  4. Focus on Science

    1. Chapter

      Pages 127-144

      Exploring Population 2 Students’ Ideas About Science

    2. Chapter

      Pages 145-155

      Science Achievement: A Czech Perspective

    3. Chapter

      Pages 157-175

      Timss Science Results for Hong Kong: An Ailing Dragon with a British Legacy

    4. Chapter

      Pages 177-191

      Science Achievement: A Russian Perspective

    5. Chapter

      Pages 193-208

      Timss Science Results Seen from A Nordic Perspective

  5. Focus on Cross-Curricular Issues

    1. Chapter

      Pages 211-231

      Separating School, Classroom, and Student Variances and Their Relationship to Socio-economic Status

    2. Chapter

      Pages 233-249

      On the Relationship Between Mathematics and Science Achievement in the United States

    3. Chapter

      Pages 251-275

      Students’ Attitudes and Perceptions

    4. Chapter

      Pages 277-290

      Analyzing Gender Differences for High-achieving Students on Timss

    5. Chapter

      Pages 291-316

      Investigating Correlates of Mathematics and Science Literacy in the Final Year of Secondary School

    6. Chapter

      Pages 317-330

      Indicators of ICT in Mathematics: Status and Covariation with Achievement Measures

    7. Chapter

      Pages 331-341

      Extra-school Instruction in Mathematics and Science

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